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Voter Registration Deadline Coming Soon

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MADERA COUNTY–Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, announced today that in order to be eligible to vote in the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election, persons must register to vote by Tuesday, February 20, 2024. To be eligible to register to vote at the Presidential Primary Election, you must be a United States Citizen. You must also live ...

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Vote by Mail Ballot & Information Guide Mail Notification

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MADERA COUNTY—County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez announced today that all registered voters in the County of Madera have been sent their Official Ballots and County Voter Information Guides for the upcoming March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election in the mail. Ballots have been mailed to voters beginning February 5th. Allow 2-5 days for delivery. YOU CAN TRACK YOUR ...

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County Proposes New Evac Route

OAKHURST—As part of his Town Hall series, District 5 Supervisor Robert Macaulay held a meeting at the Oakhurst Elementary School Multipurpose Room on January 22nd. He and other Madera County officials laid out plans for a potential evacuation route to serve the John West/Jean Road area of Oakhurst. The area is one of several in the eastern Madera County area ...

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Supervisor Macaulay Hosts End of the Year Meetings

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES –Please join Supervisor Macaulay who will be hosting the following town hall meetings prior to the end of the year as follows: Thursday, November 2, 2023 Topic of Discussion: Veterans Services This meeting will be held virtually from 6-8 p.m. and will include Madera County Veterans Services, VA Hospital and Caring Veterans speakers. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84007235737?pwd=b0dyblNjSU5peS9Vam1HRCt5S2h6UT09 Meeting ID: 840 0723 ...

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Why Do You Love Madera County? Show Us!

MADERA COUNTY — Do you have a knack for taking great photos? Do you enjoy taking pictures with your phone or camera? If the answer is yes, then this photo contest is for you. Selected photos will be viewed by over 156,000 Madera County residents. Photos should represent what makes Madera County great, such as landscapes, landmarks, or nature. Any Photographs ...

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Oakhurst Offers Enhanced Visitor Information Kiosk

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Oakhurst Park & Ride Features NEW Visitor Information Kiosk and Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station OAKHURST – Visit Yosemite | Madera County, in collaboration with Madera County, is pleased to announce the completion of the enhanced Park & Ride services and Visitor Information Kiosk project located adjacent to the Oakhurst Library. This completed project offers visitors and residents a convenient solution ...

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Fireworks and Fire Danger

MARIPOSA–The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) would like to remind Eastern Madera County and Mariposa County residents of the fire danger and use of illegal fireworks. All fireworks, including “Safe and Sane,” are illegal in Mariposa County as well as all areas east of the Madera Canal in Madera County. A public display will be available ...

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Mariposa County One-Way Traffic Controls This Week

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MARIPOSA COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct the following one-way traffic controls this week on State Route 49 (SR-49), and SR-140: State Route 49 • Between Tiptop-Usana Road and Hirsch/Woodland Road for tree work, beginning Monday, June 12, through Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. • Between Brooks Road and Streeter Mountain Road ...

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CHP Arrest Suspect in 2021 Eben Hammond Hit-and-Run Case

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OAKHURST — On June 6, 2023, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Detectives arrested Bryce Yandell, 22, of Coarsegold, believed to be responsible for the fatal hit-and-run crash which killed Eben Hammond, 20, on July 7, 2021, in Oakhurst. A Life Well-Lived, Gone Too Soon On July 7, 2021, just before midnight, Eben Hammond was walking and skateboarding home with family members on ...

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Madera County Draft Drought Plan Ready for Review

Friendly Reminder: The Draft Drought Plan for Madera County is Available for Review and Comment! NORTH FORK — Madera County Community Members, now is the time to have your voices heard. The Madera County Drought Workgroup held a meeting on Friday, May 19th, which was presented by the Zanjero Group, which was consulted to develop the Drought Plan. This Madera County ...

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